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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
(See Amos 8:5), the temple was opened for worship (Isaiah 66:23), and in northern Israel the godly repaired to the prophets for religious instruction (2 Kings 4:23). The trumpets were blown, in token of gladness, at the sacrifices peculiar to the clay (Numbers 10:10; Psalms 81:3); but there was no "holy convocation" as on the sabbath. The seventh new moon of the religious year was the feast of trumpets and began the civil year..) On it work was suspended (
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'New Moon'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/n/new-moon.html. 1949.